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landfall in canada and blamed for one death there. as fox's jennifer davis reports, people in cape cod are breathing a sigh of relief. >> cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was gone. and now folks say it's time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. >> billed as a lion, earl came to new england as more of a lamb, weakening to a tropical storm and allowing 3-month-old nathan kendall to sleep peacefully through the night. >> it was okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either heading out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bridesmaid dresses this happy couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and gorgeous. the breeze is excellent. couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> were you worried yesterday? >> very. >> but, hey, there is nothing you can do. you just go with the cards dealt to you. >> bride, groom and wedding party ride off on blue water to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers see things pick b
at vipir. we'll show you the watches and warnings. they are now up into canada. so stretching from north carolina to canada, we've got various watches and warnings. of particular note, north carolina under a hurricane warning. that is the red you see. closer to home here in washington, along the lower eastern shore, before a hurricane watch. wow! i'm huge again. a tropical storm warning. if i duck down being maybe i'll look smaller. off to the north and east we go. it is tropical storm warnings for places like long island and we've got hurricane watches and tropical storm warnings all with a up into canada. you get the idea here. i want to point out, it will be not just the lower eastern shore. it is the entire eastern seaboard. that is the outer cirrus cloud cover associated with earl as it is starting to push in here from the south and east. let's push on. let's take a closer look. maximum winds now, 145 miles per hour. gusts over 170. want it point out one feature here. the last couple of frames. see it right there. looks like it is in training. a little bit of dry air, right there on
to be our friends up in canada. >> shepard: rick, thanks very much. i was hoping to read that, too late now. we have a lot ahead in in hour. we are going to tract storm up and down the coast. when a hurricane is headed your way some people run and hide and get candles. other people have a drink. where and why folks at the bar? they are feeling the affects of the storm further south we'll go live to virginia beach. live in nova scotia, live in a boat off canada. this is fox news channel. i got into one of the best schools in t country! [ both screaming ] i got into one of the most expensive schools in the country! [ male announcer ] when stress gives you heartburn with headache. alka-seltz gives you relief fast. [ low male ] plop, plop. [ high male ] fizz, fizz. alka-seltz gives you relief fast. [ male announcer ] the future [of toilet bowl cleaning has never been brighter. ahh... [ male announcer ] thanks to new and improved scrubbing bubbles toilet cleaning gel. just stamp it in your bowl. its formula is flush-activated to prevent build up of lime scale and hard water that cause toilet rin
the company's imports from canada. the pipeline is a primary supplier of crude oil from western united states into the canada. they expect "significant impact" on oil producers and refiners. it rose 3% to $76.45 a barrel in new york trading. >> tom: politics can make investors nervous, but not tonight's "market monitor." robert drach is the publisher of the "drach weekly research report." and he's is back with here on "nightly business report." >> good to see you, tom. >> tom: ahead of the november elections, you say you're absolutely bullish about stocks. why is that? >> if there was any time you didn't have to worry about the market than elections, this is it. historically, if the legislative and executive branches offset, which looks like is going to happen. >> tom: different parties. >> yeah. they offset, it is invariably strong for stocks. one group with a lot of the political cronyism, and special if you have another things. >> tom: like what? >> the most accommodated fed in history, and the cash reserves are the largest in history. >> tom: in terms of the corporate cash -- >> right. yo
warning. you see the tropical storm warnings through the new england coast and also in to parts of canada. so ocean city not getting it too bad. virginia beach not too bad. one area that got hit last night is kill devil hills, north carolina. phillip jones is down there. how are things now and tell me what sort of damage occurred. >> reporter: right new things are looking better than few hours ago. earl's swirl hear did have an affect. we can show you damage at a shell gas station here. the wind taking the canopy off of the top of the gas station and pushing it in to the building next door. we saw about six hours worth of strong, sustained winds an driving rain that left some roads flood an canopies knocked over. the storm surge got up to the dunes and in some locations flooded some roads. overall, there have been very few reports of serious damage. there is no widespread power outage at any point an no widespread reports of serious damage and we haven't heard anything about any injuries. the mandatory evacuations issued up and down the outer banks have been lifted at noon today. tourists
.m. >>> after passing along the east coast, tropical storm earl pounded parts of canada. earl landed in nova scotia as a hurricane, but weakened to a tropical storm. it still packed quite a punch, causing heavy rain, winds as well. broken trees, littered neighborhoods and left thousands of residents without power. the storm is expected to lose steam as it moves over the cold waters of the gulf of st. lawrence. >>> still ahead tonight, a powerful earthquake shakes new zealand, crumbling buildings and blocking major highways. disturbing new data that many overweight americans may not know they're fat. >>> and michelle salahi is asked to bear all for "playboy." >>> clear skies and chilly weather coming our way, i'll give you all the details on a spectacular sunday coming up. >>> i don't have that answer. but in sports, 21 redskins are now former redskins. nationals pitcher john lannan has his best outing of the year, plus a herndon native brings the pain against the richmond spiders. we'll tell you all about it when news 4 at 11:00 continues. >>> a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked new ze
.s. and is about to leave eastern canada. we tally the storm aftermath. >>> and the redskins make the final cuts to the roster. who is in and who is out as we head toward the season opener against the dallas cowboys. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. sarah simmons is off today. we have several developments in the recovery from the gulf spill. >>> but a house fire in the district. this started around 4:00 in the 4900 block of minnesota avenue northeast. the flames quickly spread. at one point the home was fully engulfed and the home is a total loss. the owners were not home at the time and the heat was so intense that an adjacent home suffered damage. we have no word on the cause. >>> well now to the latest on earl. the storm is weakening as it heads away from canada's eastern coast and the storm is being blamed for one death in nova scotia. a man drowned trying to tie up his boat. a lot are without power. in new england, earl spared cape cod before heading to canada. by 60 mile-per-hour winds pounded this home. parts of it actually slid into the sea
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composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting off with temperatures in the middle 70s. 7 75 at reagan national. on 71 in baltimore. mo 71 in winchester as well. our forecast, as i mentioned, simple one. a lot of sunshine. hot again but not quite as hot as yesterday. rd 93 the daytime high. some of higthe clouds will spi into parts of the viewing area during the afternoon. so mostly sunny skies. sk more details on ieearl coming u in just a couple of minutes. nu allison teand steve, i'll throwh it back to you at the desk. d >>> even th
canada but reaching southward over -- below the great lakes. it is too far south to affect us. everything going on in the atmosphere will be to our north. let's take a wlook at wlats going on right here, right now. i mention the clear skies. very comfortable with b.w.i. marshall. down to 67. 64 at the inner harbor. 72% the humidity. 29.94 the barometric pressure. it is rising. we finally -- what's left of our hurricane is now just a low pressure center way up in eastern canada. the cold front that came through following earl is now way out to sea. so everything is quieted down considerably. the winds are down. let's put temperatures in there and show you what's going on temperature-wise. i thought it would be a little cooler than this. maybe tomorrow morning will be the coolest morning. it is still down there. easton, camebridge, and salisbury all 55. on the boardwalk it is 357. parkton is chilly at 54. 57 west minister. 54 frederick. 56 at hancock. 39 at mchenry. i thought we would see a 49 closer to us. join us again tomorrow morning and we'll check up on that and see what happens. clea
the carolinas to canada as earl is a zoning in on our region. we will feel the effect into the overnight dollar tonight and certainly tomorrow. chris van cleve reporting from ocean city. >>> looking at the day ahead, business as usual at the dmv in virginia today. computer problems plagued the agency for weak -- week. there will be extra staff members to deal with the back of today and tomorrow. open until 6:00. >>> the maryland public service commission will hold another public hearing on pepco beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the theater of prince george's morago.ty college in l the government's point man on bp is telling the public that there will be no significant oil leaking when they removed the cap. >>> is really an and palestinian leaders will sit down for their first face-to-face talks in two years. president obama is cautiously hopeful the middle east leaders can resolve their differences. >>> sep gets off to a good start and facebook gets its own gift card. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> good morning. we begin with the stock market starting september with a bang. the dow jones sw
in and drenching rain started socking the coast. it's not expect to make landfall until canada along the eastern seaboard hurricane watches and warnings are in fact. n.c. have declared a state of emergency. >> our national guards activated. >> businesses already taking a beating economically. >> this couldn't come at a worse time. labor day is our last of our weekend for the summer. it's hard. >> hours before the approach they took of manager of the waves which are expected to surge as the work strom goes by. >> got out of school so makes a good thing. i'm excited about the wind and rain tariffs >> it will be going along the east coast president barack obama will be getting up of data about their retains a truck tractors and any possible damage. >> live pictures coming in to the newsroom nor n.c. and the other from new jersey the shore line here is a live look on the left-hand side the shoreline near north carolina on the right-hand side alive reporter live shot talking about what it's like in new jersey in north carolina we have high water starting to come and one-2 ft. of water covering roadwa
to canada as this category 3 storm draws closer. but forecasters now say the storms should weak ton a category 2 by the time it scrapes up against north carolina's outer banks later tonight and possibly down to a category 1 when it goes by or into massachusetts. nasa now has provided a new image of earl. the space agency reports it took this shot, just after midnight eastern time today and even though earl has lost some of the power since then, you can still get a sense of how enormous this storm is. hours ago, north carolina's governor warned folks in the storm's path it's time to evacuate because in her words, better safe than sorry. >> let me make this very clear to the people of north carolina. once the storm comes in, and it becomes serious, once it is at its worst point, we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. and so if you think there is going to be a problem, evacuate now, but there will be nobody to answer that phone or to come up physically to your house from your local area until the brunt of the storm passes. >> shepard: and a lot of north carolinaens
morning. the consumer products safety commission an canada are announcing these recalls, a lot of fisher-price brand name items here. we begin with 7 million fisher-price trikes and tough trikes sold in the u.s. and canada. the trikes have a protruding plastic key known to cause injury to children's genitals. they are intended for children between the ages of 2 and 5, sold from january of '97 through september 2010. if you have one, fisher-price will replace that key. also replacing more than a million healthy care, easy clean and close to me high chairs. there are pegs on the back of the legs meant for storage and reports of at least 14 children being injured after falling on or against those pegs. fisher-price recalling more than 3 million infant toys sold under a number of names, baby play zone, gymnastics, ocean wonders, a choking hazard there and 120,000 little people wheelies because they can come off and cause a choking hazard. fisher-price this morning said it wants to assure its customers its products are overwhelmingly safe. we talked to the consumer products commission chairma
'm showing you this, look it extended up into maine and then into canada. this will impact areas from the carolinas right up to canada during the day on friday, starting later tonight in the carolinas. cloud cover pushing up toward the washington area. so we'll see high clouds associated with -- associated with earl this afternoon and that's why we're going with ms. conditions. earl very impressive. look at that. tried to obtain dry air but didn't have much success. we're hopeful this loses some strengths because right now winds are 145 miles per hour gusting to about 170. this is a very major gat gory four hurricane. and you can see it pushing off to the north, northwest at 18 miles per hour. the thinking is it will shift off to the northeast and parallel the coast during the overnight hours. want to talk about the wind, because what you have to remember about the storms is they are huge. and so the tropical force are about 230 miles away. just becauser not in the center of the storm doesn't mean you'll have to deal with the impact but later tonight we look to have hurricane winds ap
. hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued from north carolina to as far north as canada. >> for the latest on hurricane earl, the projected path, we'll go to meteorologist doug. >> we just got the latest. the winds have dropped. now down to 115 miles an hour, making it a minimal category 3 storm. this is a live shot. down at wrightsville beach, psych a little angry owing there but not too bad. the eye of the storm should pass just off the coast in about the next six to eight hours. that is when thing should start to go downhill. tow next couple hours we'll see this picture change dramatically. something else that has changed, the storm itself. last night around 11:00, it really looked like an amazingly strong storm. winds of 145 miles per hour. now those winds are down to only 115 miles per hour and it's expected to continue to weaken as it makes its way toward the north. the latest brand new track brings it off the coast of north carolina as a category 2. off our coastline as well by a category 2 as well. we could see some of the biggest concerns around our region. once
this morning. we're cutting the ribbon on autumn. it's cooled down a lot. dry air all the way from canada is in place this morning. and it's cool. weather watchers reporting in, thanks for checking in, greatly appreciate your faithful report. right now it's in the 50s in most locations in the shenandoah valley, the blue ridge of virginia, and much of western maryland. and far western maryland, the mountains of west virginia, only in the 40s. south and east, weather watchers reporting around the bay right near the waters in the upper 60s, but away from the waters, only near 60 there. and a cool weather pattern will be with us for the next several days as the canadian high pressures has moved in and is in place this morning and will be here into saturday. we'll have highs today reaching the upper 70s to near 80. winds should increase a bit, too, with sunshine. sunny again tomorrow with highs in the southwest and another cool morning, cool again saturday morning, increasing clouds saturday with a high near 80. finally much needed rain on sunday. looks like it will dry out for the n. time for
of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
accelerate and gets out of here and so the weekend looks good as it passes into canada. we're going to cooldown very nicely. this morning we're 75. got some 60s in leesburg and sterling at 6. columbia 69 krofton and fairfax 74. today it's going to be another hot one, sunny, low 90s by lunchtime. low 90s for the drive home. high again around 95 and 96. it's 5:01. here's angie. >> good wednesday morning everybody. right now a couple issues early on to tell you about. first we want to take you out to 15 headed southbound. this is at route 216. so it's not in the immediate viewing area but it is effecting some of our drivers. as a result of this, we're losing a couple of right lanes because of this accident. hopefully it will be clearing here shortly. meanwhile, we're keeping check on 270. no problems to report out there. making your way from 121 down towards the split. our next stop 66 headed eastbound in virginia. all clear, nice and green. you're moving at speed here through centreville and ending with a glance at 95 headed southbound. near the thornburg area we're getting word of so
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
diverted to canada. still no clailim of responsibity that ihis veriable or credible at this time. yasser arafat has condemned this attack saying it's shocking and appalling. >> of course, we should mention back in february of 1993 was when that bomb went off in the garage of the world trade center, killing six people, injuring 1,000 people. and that, of course, was an unbelievable scene. but compared to this, it seems actually-- >> this is what they intended to do back then. >> -- minor. let's go to bob haeger who has information for us. bob? >> reporter: katie, i was just thinking as you commented there about the various planes involved. the one that we know of so far, because it's confirmed by american airlines, is that that flight 11 which had been scheduled from boston's logan airport to los angeles,that flight 11 was hijacked this morning. and it is presumed that that may thatbeen one of the planes went into one of the towers of the world trade center. there were at least two more planes involved in this because the other tower was hit. and then the pentagon was also there were eyew
recovery. what other areas to the canada is think we need to challenge the media consensus in order to run the argument for the margin the biggest political problem is looking into an aisle at the financial system relation. we have to set forward a credible alternative. we need to pay back the deficit. more should come from taxes, because times like this, if you have cuts that we're looking at,, and a difficult argument that this should not give the nhs increases right now. i would give inflationary increases. >> it is right to say that we should challenge the media consensus. i would challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that w
into canada. that could actually suck it back around and suck it back into atlantic canada, maybe toward greenland and iceland. so this thing may not be just done with one turn. it may come up, it may come in, and it may turn back. now, that turn back is cape cod. that's ugly. if this turn doesn't happen soon enough, that's landfall, north carolina, that's ugly. and then somewhere here, that would be right there, still in the cone, that would be long island. how many people are going to be out there. >> a lot of people go out there. >> absolutely. fonch >> for the labor day weekend. i knew if i gave you half an inch, would you blame canada somehow. >> never blame our people in atlantic canada. love them, love nova scotia. >> we will, of course -- cnn is your hurricane center for this, and we will stay on top of it. chad will. thanks, chad. >>> the phrase almost synonymous with dead ends, but peace talks under way in washington. a special u.s. envoy says this time may be different. i'll show you what they're talking about when they come back. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been
canada could also see a direct hit but for us, for the u.s., the worst of the storm has really stayed off shore. that's not to say that folks across eastern north carolina up towards the delmarva are not going to see a pretty fierce storm in its path. there's the worst of the heavy rain right now. chesapeake bay and up towards new jersey and long island and then, of course, massachusetts. here's our future radar giving you a picture of what's going to happen within the next 12 to 24 hours. there's new york, this afternoon, just kind of skirting eastern long island. we will get some rain bands as well here in new york. but certainly, not the massive storm that we could have expected if it indeed continued northward. there's boston, cape cod on the islands, still concerned about you. you're still under a hurricane warning because we are expecting we could see some hurricane-force winds. there's the tra. we are going to get a new advisory at 8:00 but as of now, still a category 2. expected to weaken which is great news. just off shore of eastern massachusetts, there's cape cod and then movin
they have hurricane warnings up there. then going to canada and nova scotia and a big change coming into the weekend. looking at today, 82 at 9:00 with the clouds, 88 at noon. sunshine is starting to show up and partly sunny at least at 5:00. 87 we have temperatures this morning which have been mild, upper 70s here. upper 60s in the valley and in fredericksburg, 75. so it is a warm morning and we are looking at the seven day forecast which has some big changes. in fact temperatures today still on the hot side around 90 as we see more sun this afternoon. breezy tomorrow, 79. that will feel great. sunday nighttime lows in the 50s. 85 for labor day and tuesday and wednesday back in the 80s and a chance of a storm late wednesday into thursday. jessica, back to you. >>> of course labor day weekend a big get out of town weekend but maybe affecting normal traffic patterns. >> not directly affecting the metro right now but in terms of people maybe delaying a little bit. >> as far as people heading out toward the beach right now things look wide open, lanes are wide open. if you are going to
asy trying to cross into canada. the teachers aid is accused of assaulting the little girl. the suspect is expected to be brought back to fairfax county in the next >>> a big story this morning is the weather and flooding could be a big problem as the region sees lots of rain today. we'll get the latest forecast from tony and check the roads with julie. it's all coming up. it is 7:26 now. hi there. i'm ian wright and i'm investigating what makes aruba so happy. oh my word, that's fantastic. ♪ row your boat gently down the stream... ♪ i'll tell you what; it's not aloe vera the main export. it's happiness. i haven't even got bait on the end of mine. i don't care; it's just nice sitting here. you're getting it. you're getting it. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out there on the roads. julie mentioned it just a few minutes ago, an accident involving at least one metro bus, possibly two. this is at university boulevard and burnet avenue in silver spring. we're told 17 people are being treated. we're not sure how badly hurt they are. this is adding more delays
and watches from carolinas to parts of canada. you mentioned the delays at the airports. these are still very impressive. ground stop released at laguardia and delays there. ground stop at bwi and dca, as well. traveling today, take it easy out there. by car, numerous flooded roads especially in the carolinas and we have a while for this rainfall to get through. kyra? >> thanks, rob. >>> parents listen up. fisher-price is recalling millions of toys for safety concerns with baby play areas with inflatable balls and small car toys and recalled nearly a million highchairs after the legs cut the children. call the hotline at this 800 number. 800-432-5437. >>> 30,000 hourly workers at mcdonald's could lose their health benefits. the fast food giant blamed the health care reform act. the mon. no deposit slips. no looking for an envelope. i have an image of my check right here. i can get a picture of the check, on the receipt. it even tells what kind of bills i put in. [ man ] you just put the bills right in. it even did the math for me. -four twentys. -a ten. -two fives. -a hundred bucks. -it's all
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
'm guessing you're from calgary, canada, ma'am? >> yes, we are. hi, from calgary, canada. >> and you're visiting from? >> rome, italy. >> awesome. i hope you enjoy it. you're from the area. you'll show them around a little bit. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about. we want to show you twitter pictures. look at the upper left of your screen. that's the first snowfall in the gauge on mt. washington, new hampshire. that's what you see. and the rest of the twitter picks, good sky shots. 2010 is on tie for the warmest global temperature on record. we continue to see the melting of the global sea ice. and we see in the deep south, this heat is really >>> a little warmer this morning than yesterday and you will notice the added clout. -- clouds. 59 degrees at reagan national airport. chevy chase is at 65. increasing clouds today and becoming warmer in the upper 80's. a few showers northwest of town and west virginia and we more fun from times square, the next half hour. robin? >> fun, indeed. all right, sam. >>> her parents, california governor, arnold s
it too much, they do have the sense if they were an american band from canada, they might be in the rock 'n' roll hall of fame already. to rush fan, we say keep up the lobbying effort. by the way, we talked about 20 minutes. later on today, we're going to post the entire interview on the blog, cnn.com a. daut kaucnn.co. >> what do we show the video of you rocking with them on the stage, right now? >> that unique pleasure will be in 90 minutes' time. we're drawings the half hour. extreme weather to tell us about this morning. torrential rain, flash flood watching along the east coast this morning. the carolinas already with 15 inches of rain this week. could set a record. storms could dump 6 to 10 inches of new rain from new england. >> sad news from the entertainment world, tony curtis has died. the father of actress jamie lee curtis, best known for his role in "some like it hot" opposite marilyn monroe and jack lemon. there's no word on how the actor died. he was 85 years old. >>> and faisal shahzad planned to come back and detonate a second bomb had the first attempt been successful. a
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
look at some of the other countries and the policies that they have, excuse me. you can look at canada, united kingdom, australia, for example. they set up a scoring point system that reward people for being able to contribute to the host country. now, i have long said that the immigration policy in the united states of america should be designed to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of the united states. that should be actually the policy of any sovereign nation in the world, should establish an immigration policy for the purposes of enhancing the economic, social and cultural well-being that have particular sovereign state. in this case, it's the united states of america. we should also understand that one of the essential pillars of american exceptionalism is the rule of law. if we have contempt for the rule of law, if we have some of the highest profile people in america openly speak about hiring illegals to take care of their home and at the same time advocate for the dream act which is amnesty for a specific class of people, we regard -- reward for illegal behav
which was on its way to pakistan from canada. the man was a canadian citizen of pakistani origin. no explosives were found on him and police say they let the man go after questioning. health care for all is the great concept, and one local clinic is expanding. >> some experts are saying yes. find out the results of the shocking news study. >> and sickle cell anemia is a common problem for many african americans. but a new program could change but a new program could change that difficulty. you'll never go back to your old duster. [ funny voice ] hey, duster! wanna attract dust like swiffer 360 duster? then try the magnet hat! ♪ whoa! wow! [ female announcer ] sorry, duster, but swiffer 360 dusters attract dust with over 500,000 fibers and lock it away to clean better than a feather duster. swiffer's built smarter to clean better. ♪ she blinded me with science >> in this morning's medical alert, a possible link between a common virus and childhood obesity. the virus affects stem cells in the body turning them into fat. a study found 15% have the virus and the majority of those
countries, including great btain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, australia, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployedheir forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troops in afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 milon each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the n't ask, d't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associatedith investigations and hearings. the militar schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. cording to the g.a.o
running for office. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the utter confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year
and e.u. on exchange of information. we work very closely with canada and mexico, our two neighbors. and so there is a huge amount of interaction at the international level but all designed to minimize the risk that a terrorist could either enter the united states or be plotting somewhere else to injure u.s. interests. >> senator mueller. >> senator, we've realized for a number of years, certainly before my time, that our success is in large part dependent on working with our counterparts overseas. we have over 60 legal offices in embassies around the world which we use as liaisons to our counterparts. we have since the 1970's a national academy in which we've brought in state and local law enforcement for a 10-week period for training. we have for many years included our foreign counterparts, whether it be from iraq or pakistan or afghanistan as part of those classes in an effort to educate persons as to what the f.b.i. does but also how the f.b.i. does it and what we do not do. in those relatively small ways but i think important ways we have developed persons that provide the rel
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the dakotas, montana and wyoming. heavy rain across southern texas. showers in the pacific northwest. >> 60s in seattle, billings and fargo. 71 in salt lake city. 81 in colorado springs. mostly 80s across the midwest. 78 in boston. and 88 in atlanta. >>> it looks like the san diego bay is getting a visit from the pirates of the caribbean. >> people in southern california enjoying the festival of sail this labor day weekend. more than a dozen tall ships from around the world have san diego. >> visitors can explore those vessels, take a little bit of entertainment and food, and even go for a ride around the bay. that ain't a bad way to spen the monthly day weekend at all. >> it would be tough to fit one of those in those bottles. it's tough anyway but something like that is difficult. >> more after this. stay
went to see doctors in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone ncer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies ow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done ile janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was bor healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she w the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, h tailbone an left spine. in the sond operation, they took the top portion of the leg removed, rotated it and secured it to her pel
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